The Gold Rocks Of Great Britain And Ireland

Paperback | May 14, 2012

byJohn Calvert

not yet rated|write a review
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 Excerpt: ...partners ten thousand pounds sterling. It continued four years reasonable good. The last cake of silver Mr. Bulmer gave to the city of London, which Mr. Middley made into a cup and cover, with Mr. Bulmer's picture, and these verses thereon:--Four, that is 1487. "When Waterworks at Broken Wharf At first erected were, And Bevis Bulmer by his art The waters 'gan to rear, Dispersed, I in the earth did lie From all beginning old. In place call'd Comb where Martin long Had hid me in his mould, I did no service on the earth, Nor no man set me free, Till Bulmer by his art and skill Did frame me thus to be." Atkinson says, "Mr. Bulmer writeth of the variety of stones and metals found by him in Scotland: 1 st. Natural gold, great and small. 2nd. Natural silver, the like he never saw. 3rd. Copper stones of the richest sort. 4th. Lead ore, great store at Leadhills. 5th. Iron stones in abundance. 6th. Beds of alabaster. 7th. Marble stones.f 8th. Amethyst stones, very amiable, for he had a man that wrought them, one of which the king wore. 9th. Natural pearl in the sea sand in Galloway. 10th. Infinite other riches are there also. The author saith of Mr. Bulmer that he gave gold several times to unthankful persons, and sold much of it for half-price, and such as he was most liberal to were readiest to cut his throat. He continued still liberal in hospitality. None like him in that time, as is reported through all Crawford Moor, &c. That he had many irons in the fire, and often intricate matters to decide, and too many waiters prodigal hanging on each shoulder. He wasted much himself, and gave liberally to many to be honoured, or else he might have been rich. By such means he was impoverished and followed other venial vices not allowable, so once down, a...

Pricing and Purchase Info

$27.95

Out of stock online

From the Publisher

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 Excerpt: ...partners ten thousand pounds sterling. It continued four years reasonable good. The last cake of silver Mr. Bulmer gave to the c...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:102 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:May 14, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217627544

ISBN - 13:9780217627542

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of The Gold Rocks Of Great Britain And Ireland

Reviews